Event: UK Cyber Strategy Roundtable

The Offensive Cyber Working Group will be hosting a roundtable of experts to discuss the implications of the new UK Cyber Strategy on Friday 17th December at 3pm (UK time). We’re pleased to have Dr Alexi Drew, Dr Joe Devanny, Dr Leonie Tanczer, Dr Tim Stevens, and Dr Andrew Dwyer have a discussion on theContinue reading “Event: UK Cyber Strategy Roundtable”

Global Challenges in Offensive Cyber | Dr Erica Lonergan | What is the role of offensive cyber operations in denial strategies?

We’re back with our ad hoc seminar series on ‘Global Challenges in Offensive Cyber‘, where we will be inviting a range of speakers from across different perspectives and backgrounds to discuss offensive cyber. Our next speaker will be Dr Erica Lonergan on 9 November 2021 (3pm UK, 10am EST). Sign up here Abstract There isContinue reading “Global Challenges in Offensive Cyber | Dr Erica Lonergan | What is the role of offensive cyber operations in denial strategies?”

Global Challenges in Offensive Cyber | Jason Healey | The Offense-Defense Balance in Cyberspace

We are pleased to welcome Jason Healey (Columbia University, USA) to talk about “The Offense-Defense Balance in Cyberspace” on Tuesday 20 April 2021 (4pm BST). Sign up: https://durhamuniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2VB9tBfLRiq9AjJMbZ4I3A This talk summarizes four models to understand offense-defense balance in cyberspace: asset, systemic, dyadic, and strategic. The main body of international relations scholarship conflates these models and,Continue reading “Global Challenges in Offensive Cyber | Jason Healey | The Offense-Defense Balance in Cyberspace”

Global Challenges in Offensive Cyber | Dr Emma Briant | Warfare and Deception: Where will Cyber meet Psych?

We are pleased to welcome Dr Briant to talk about “Warfare and Deception: Where will Cyber meet Psych?” which is happening Wednesday 31 March 2021 (5pm BST). Sign up: https://durhamuniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2VB9tBfLRiq9AjJMbZ4I3A Whether or not local and foreign influence operations put Trump in power, accelerated cyber attacks and information warfare during the US election in 2016 hadContinue reading “Global Challenges in Offensive Cyber | Dr Emma Briant | Warfare and Deception: Where will Cyber meet Psych?”